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Female Rufous-tailed Jacamar (Galbula ruficauda)


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Rufous-tailed Jacamar Female

Rufous-tailed Jacamar
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This is a female with plumage different from the male. Six subspecies occur from the Yucatan down through Brazil with some gaps. This hummingbird is an insect-eater which catches dragonflies, butterflies and moths in the air. Large bugs are banged against a branch to break off the wings before they are swallowed. (Tobago)